Alumni

Leonard Chaplinski Class of 1993

Leonard Chaplinski Class of 1993

Leonard Chaplinski Class of 1993 Employer: BSI Engineering Employer State: Frankfort Employer State: Illinois Position: Senior Process Designer Alumni /Alumni I enjoyed my time at Morrison Tech.  I met some very good friends there and we continue to stay in touch.  Morrison Tech gave me the opportunity to pursue a career in the Engineering Field.…

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Andy Riggen Class of 2014

Andy Riggen

Andy  Riggen – Class of 2014 Employer: Morrison Community School District Employer City: Morrison Employer State: Illinois Position: Technology Support Specialist Alumni /Alumni I am Andrew Riggen and i have been working for Morrison Community School District for about 3 years now as Technology Support Specialist. That means I will go around to the 4…

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Learl McDonald Class of 1977

Learl McDonald

Learl McDonald – Class of 1977 Employer: Ill. Dept. of Transportation Dist. 2 Employer City: Dixon Employer State: Illinois Position: Civil Engineering Technician   Alumni /Alumni Graduated in Feb. 1977. Employed at Terracon Consultants of Wichita, Kansas and Davenport, Iowa from 1977 until 1980. Have worked at IDOT District #2 Dixon in Construction for 10…

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Fred Johnson – Class of 2011

fred johnson

Fred Johnson – Class of 2011 Employer: Astec Mobile Screens Employer City: Sterling Employer State: Illinois Position: Drafting Manager Alumni /Alumni I started working at Astec Mobile Screens as an intern in 2010. I was hired on full-time is a drafter in January 2011. I was promoted to a Drafting Manager in 2014. I left…

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Nyla Hamstra Class of 2014

Nyla Hamstra

Class of 2014 Employer: Sterling Federal Bank Employer City: Sterling Employer State: Illinois Position: Director of Information Services Alumni /Alumni I am currently Desktop Support Engineer at Sterling Federal Bank. During my time at Morrison Tech I reached out to Sterling Federal Bank for an internship, as they have had other graduates from Morrison Tech…

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Cameron Finley Class of 2009

Cameron Finley

Cameron Finley Class of 2009 Major: Engineering Technology Employer: E.D. Etnyre & Co. Employer Location: Oregon, IL. Position: Drafting Engineer Alumni /Alumni Daily activities: design, produce, and maintain 3d models and drafts of large assemblies and singular parts of road construction equipment, including, but not limited to: chip spreaders, distributors, flushers, transports, live bottom trailers,…

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Dwight Baker Class of 1994

Dwight D Baker

Dwight Baker Class of 1994 Major: Engineering Technology Employer: CMBA Employer Location: Sioux City, Iowa Position: Architectural Technician & System Administrator/Cadd Management (Retired 2015) Alumni /Alumni I graduated from MIT June 1994 at 45 years old and moved to Sioux City, Iowa to take a position with Cannon Moss Brygger Architects (CMBA) as an Architectural…

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James “Buck” Buckhahn Class of 1973

James "Buck" Buckhahn

James “Buck” Buckhahn Class of 1973 Major: Engineering Technology Employer: Terracon Consultants Employer Location: Omaha, NE. Position: Department Manager (Retired) I was hired through an on-campus interview by Soil Testing Services of Iowa which later changed its name to Terracon Consultants.   I worked for them for almost 36 years.   29 years in the Quad Cities…

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Ed Madaus Class of 1986

Ed Madaus Class of 1986

Ed Madaus Class of 1986 Major: Engineering Technology Employer: Hanson Professional Services, Inc. Employer City: Springfield, IL. Position: Manager/Designer Alumni /Alumni I’m a 1986 graduate of Morrison. I spent 18 months working at Illinois Bell as a drafter upon graduation before landing at Hanson. I’ve been with Hanson for 29 years and have served many…

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Tyler Thacker Class of 2015

Tyler Thacker Class of 2015

Tyler Thacker Class 0f 2015 Major: Engineering Technology Employer: BorgWarner Automotive Employer City: Dixon, IL. Position: Product Designer Alumni /Alumni I currently design turbo and emission system components for most major car and engine manufacturers. I work with the engineers at BorgWarner to improve and create new designs of components with feedback from the suppliers…

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